If you want to know why some of the bishops are going to Constantinople in a few days, how important the upcoming council is, what this all means for Orthodox unity in the "diaspora," and many other things besides, listen to this podcast. Will you find a lot of answers? No. You'll end up with more questions than answers. If you're in favor of this unification process, you'll also be a bit saddened by the lack of a timeline or an achievement of the goals already explicit before us.
(AFR) - On June 16, 2015 the Executive Committee of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States will travel to Istanbul in order to meet with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, who will receive them at the Phanar. Special Assistant to the Assembly Chairman, Fr. Nathanael Symeonides joins us to tell us what that is all about.